The causal link between air pollution and COVID-19 cases is yet to be established conclusively but long-term exposure will certainly make people more vulnerable to lung infections, warn scientists as the skies over large parts of north India, including DeReadmore..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Tuesday inaugurate a waste-to-energy plant at the Ghazipur fish and poultry market, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said.Readmore..
Air quality reached "severe" levels in parts of Gautam Buddh Nagar in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Monday, while it largely remained "very poor" in Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad, according to a government agency.Readmore..
The government will soon bring in a new law to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR, a top official from the Ministry of Environment said on Monday.Readmore..
The National Green Tribunal has junked a plea by a Haryana-based industrial unit seeking review of an order directing the state pollution control board to shut it down for causing air pollution, and said the right of inhabitants to a clean environment canReadmore..
Nine of the 36 pollution monitoring station in Delhi showed 'severe' air quality index on Friday, according to the Central Pollution Control Board's data. According to the pollution monitoring agency, AQI in North Delhi's Alipur area was 447.Readmore..
People are enthusiastically supporting the Delhi government's 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign which will be spread across the entire city in the coming week, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Friday.Readmore..
Breathing issues are at an all times high leading to frequent emergency hospital trips. To make living easier in this scenario of pollution and pandemic, home care Oxygen is becoming an essential part of this new normal life.Readmore..
India generated 18,006 tonnes of COVID-19 biomedical waste in the last four months, with Maharashtra contributing the maximum (3,587 tonnes) to it, according to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.Readmore..
With the sharp increase in air pollution in the national capital, several public health experts have flagged a rise in the number of patients reporting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.Readmore..